An articulated vehicle, popularly known as trailer, on Thursday, crushed one Usman Salakani to death at Post Office Area in Ilorin, the state capital.

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), confirmed the incident in a statement signed by the Kwara Command’s Spokesman, Mr Babawale Afolabi.

The spokesman, while confirming, said that the victim was trying to get money from the driver of the trailer.

“The incident occurred at 10.15 a.m on Nov. 4, when he was trying to collect money from the truck driver.

“The victim’s foot slipped off and he was subsequently crushed to death by the rear tyre of the same truck,” he said.

Afolabi said that the victim was reported to also be a driver and needed to collect money from the truck driver.

He said that the officers of the NSCDC Crisis Management Department and Kwara State Transport Management Authority later evacuated the remains of the victim. (NAN)

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